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Blackface in the October 2009 issue of French Vogue Magazine

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In an article for The Guardian’s Hannah Pool explains Why blacking up is the worst kind of fashion crime.

If the images are supposed to be an artistic form of social commentary, they have pitched it badly wrong.

she says and goes on to ask:

If they were after a young gun, why not use Chanel Iman or Jourdan Dunn instead of painting Stone, a white woman, black?

Read Hannah’s story and determine for yourself if this is indeed a crime against fashion.

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2 Comments

  1. I really don't seem the problem considering that I've seen tons of images with black models being painted black.

  2. I really don't seem the problem considering that I've seen tons of images with black models being painted black.

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